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Former New Orleanian returning... what should I eat?

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Former New Orleanian returning... what should I eat?

angel816 | Oct 10, 2011 09:57 AM

I left New Orleans in 2008 and am now returning with a few friends to show them what New Orleans is all about. As a relatively serious foodie, I would like to take them to some old favourites and some new haunts. I have done some research, but what new restaurants (post-'08) must I try this time around? I have already gone to Patois (wow!) and have reservations for Le Fouret (based on this board).

Also, any restaurants that have (unfortunately) gone downhill? I was thinking in terms of Herbsaints, Vincent's, Cochon, Crabby Jack's? As poor students / non-profit types, can't afford to blow money on (relatively) mediocre food.

Thanks for everyone's help in advance and happy eating!

A.

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Crabby Jacks
428 Jefferson Hwy, New Orleans, LA 70121

Cochon
930 Tchoupitoulas St., New Orleans, LA 70130

Herbsaint
701 Saint Charles Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70130

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